Batman Forever

13 ways directors dealt with tricky actors and situations

Simon Brew Feature Jul 25, 2014

Some director are said to live in fear of actors. Some have lots of cunning plans up their sleeve to help get what they want...

Batman movies in the 80s and 90s: the hero we deserved?

Rob Leane Feature Feb 26, 2014

How do capes, cowls and cultural context intertwine in some of history’s more troublesome Batman movies?

See Christian Bale's Batman audition, in Val Kilmer's suit

Simon Brew News Sep 23, 2013

Donning the Batman suit worn by Val Kilmer in Batman Forever, a video of Christian Bale's Batman audition has emerged...

Val Kilmer looks back on Batman Forever

Val Kilmer in Batman Forever
Simon Brew News Apr 19, 2012

He doesn't chat about it much, but Val Kilmer has been looking back at his stint in Gotham City, in Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever...

Michael Keaton on the dark days of Batman

Simon Brew News May 16, 2011

Michael Keaton has been looking back at playing Batman for Tim Burton, and why he walked away from Batman Forever…

Music in the movies: Elliot Goldenthal

Glen Chapman News Dec 14, 2010

The latest Music in the Movies column celebrates the work of Elliot Goldenthal, whose compositions have graced such films as Alien 3, Interview With The Vampire and Heat…

What happened to comic book movies in the 1990s?

Simon Brew News Nov 5, 2010

With the movie schedules jam-packed with comic book movies right now, why was the 1990s so poor for them? Simon finds out…

Revisiting Joel Schumacher’s Batman Forever

Carley Tauchert News Apr 14, 2010

Our Joel Schumacher retrospective arrives at one of his commercial highs and critical lows - it's the pretty woeful Batman Forever...